First Student showcases school bus safety tips for students and parents

It’s back-to-school time and with the help of First Student, riders and parents can be certain they’re safe on their way to school. This morning, First Student showcased school bus safety tips for students and parents.

As the leading school transportation solutions provider in North America, First Student moves more passengers per day than all U.S. airlines combined.

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School bus safety tips for students and parents (FOX 11)
Recomendaciones para garantizar la seguridad de los niños en autobuses escolares (Univision Los Angeles)

August 13th, 2018|Categories: Client News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Saban Community Clinic offers free vaccines for back-to-school season

The Saban Community Clinic offered free vaccines for low income and uninsured families just in time for the start of school in the Los Angeles Unified School District.

The Saban Community Clinic hosted a daylong vaccination drive, located at 5205 Melrose Avenue.

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Free vaccinations offered Monday at Saban Community Clinic in Hollywood (FOX 11)
Hollywood Clinic Offers Free Vaccinations Ahead of LAUSD School Year (KTLA)
LA clinic offering free vaccinations for children, adults (ABC)

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Ventura County Star features Oxnard-based CURE Pharmaceutical

Interest in cannabis-based medicine is on the rise, and Oxnard-based CURE Pharmaceutical is positioning itself to become a key player in the burgeoning industry.

CURE Pharmaceutical, founded in 2011, might be small, but the company is carving a niche for itself in a county that has no shortage of biopharmaceutical businesses.

Read the full article: Oxnard’s CURE Pharmaceutical looks to grow its business through cannabis-based medicine (Ventura County Star)

August 9th, 2018|Categories: Client News|Tags: , , , |

Blackstone signs agreement to invest in TaskUs

Private Equity funds managed by Blackstone (NYSE: BX) have entered into a definitive agreement to invest in TaskUs, a leading customer service and business process outsourcing services provider for high-growth technology companies. The investment, before funding, values TaskUs at more than $500 million.

Founded in 2008 by Bryce Maddock and Jaspar Weir, TaskUs is one of the fastest-growing companies in its industry globally. Its business process solutions, which leverage the latest technology, including AI, advanced Learning Management Systems and big data, help companies quickly scale. TaskUs will continue to be led by Maddock, Weir, and the existing management team, who have been instrumental in driving the company’s growth.

Bryce Maddock, TaskUs co-founder and CEO, commented, “We chose to partner with Blackstone because they have a track record of building category-defining businesses. Our goal is to build TaskUs into the world’s number one provider of tech-enabled business services.”

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Blackstone to invest in Santa Monica outsourcing firm (Los Angeles Times)
Blackstone Invests in Outsourcing Services Provider TaskUs (The Wall Street Journal)
Blackstone Buys $250 Million Stake in Outsourcing Startup TaskUs (Bloomberg)
AI training and social network content moderation services bring TaskUs a $250 million windfall (TechCrunch)

August 9th, 2018|Categories: Client News|Tags: , , , , , |